Wealth Media, CEO

Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA, MS, former portfolio manager, is committed to investment + money education across multiple platforms. She owns Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com which is dedicated to improving investment knowledge and wealth as well as Robo-Advisor Pros.com, a non-biased, ... more

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Betterment Vs. Vanguard Vs. Wealthsimple Comparison
Robo-advisors, with their increasingly sophisticated algorithms and hands-off investment options, are growing in popularity. Today I take a closer look at three of the most popular robo-advisors: Betterment, Vanguard, and Wealthsimple. Which is best?
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4 Investment Analysts And Managers To Watch
Finding a smart investment analyst or financial manager to follow, with reasonable fees and a sound record is no easy feat.
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E Pros And Cons Of Investing Spare Change With An App
Spare change apps allow smaller investors to invest in financial markets. But, just because you can invest with in app, doesn't mean that you should.
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Can I Retire At 60 With $500K?
As millions of baby boomers approach retirement with Generation X-ers not far behind the question of “Can you retire with $500,000?” repeatedly pops up.
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Wealthfront Vs Fidelity Go – Which Robo-Advisor Is For You?
Where do you turn when you’re looking for a robo-advisor with medium to low account management fees and a low investment minimum? The good news—and the bad news—is that there are a lot of robo-advisors with low fees and minimums.
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Should I Invest In An IPO?
Sometimes it feels like the best time to invest in stocks is 50 years ago—not an encouraging thought for someone looking to get started investing in 2018.
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Win-Win Negotiation: How I Made $500 In Ten Minutes
3 years ago

Hi Alex and Bill,

Alex, I also am cautious and that's why I keep detailed records of when I had work done, what it was and the cost.

Bill, Agreed. We were kind of in the middle as it had been awhile since the belt had been replaced. If it was a shorter time period or fewer miles, I would have fought harder for the mechanic to pay for the entire bill.

Find Out How Robo-Advisors Diversify Your Investments
3 years ago

Thanks Danielle, I'll check it out. I've thought about that topic myself.

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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
CORN Teucrium Corn ETF
CORP PIMCO ETF Shs PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index Fund
CRUD Teucrium Crude Oil Fund
DDD 3D Systems Corporation
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X Shares
FB Facebook Inc
FONE FT NQ CEA Smrtphone
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
HDGE AdvisorShares Active Bear ETF
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares ETF
NAIL Direxion Daily Hmbldrs&Supls Bull 3X ETF
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares
SEA Guggenheim Shipping ETF
TWOU 2U, Inc.
TWTR Twitter Inc
VNET 21Vianet Group Inc.
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What Is A Robo-Advisor Fund Management Expense Ratio?
When investing in mutual and exchange-traded funds, high expenses add up and eat into your profits. That is one reason why low-fee index ETFs have become so popular.

Work Experience

CEO-Wealth Media, LLC
BarbaraFriedbergPersonalFinance, RoboAdvisorPros + YoungandOldishMoney
2010 - Present (10 years 11 months)

Company dedicated to bringing investing, financial education, and saving strategies to consumers. The company was incorporated in 2013 and currently owns (or co-owns) 3 websites. 

Investing + Finance Writer
Freelance Financial Writer
May 2010 - Present (10 years 7 months)

n addition to managing several websites I provide content to a variety of online media companies. I am an expert investment and financial journalist and specialize in investing, finance, robo-advisors, personal finance and money-related topics. 

CFO & Chief Financial Asset Manager
Cadco, Inc., principal
1996 - March 2014 (18 years 6 months)

• Final decision maker on all financial matters, including but not limited to capital allocation, financial assets portfolio management, tax planning, dividend policy, investment property purchases and divestitures.
• Manage several financial asset (stocks and fixed holdings) portfolios incorporating principles’ of modern portfolio theory.
• Integrate indexed approach investing in line with pre determined asset allocation.

Lecturer
Santa Clara University
November 2011 - July 2013 (1 year 9 months)

Teach MBA and undergraduate business majors Investments and Portfolio Management.

Education

Miami University
MS
Personnel Services & Counseling
University of Cincinnati
BS
Economics
Penn State University
MBA
2004 / 2008
Finance

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